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Telford stroke survivor to tackle 155 mile walk to mark a year since stroke

Telford stroke survivor to tackle 155 mile walk to mark a year since stroke

Press Releases   •   Jun 21, 2018 09:19 BST

A stroke survivor and his daughter from Telford are set to walk to 29 cricket grounds in Shropshire to raise funds for the Stroke Association.

Survivors take a Step Out for Stroke in Portsmouth

Survivors take a Step Out for Stroke in Portsmouth

Press Releases   •   Jun 12, 2018 14:53 BST

Over 70 stroke survivors and Portsmouth residents raised over £2,000 for the Stroke Association, by taking part in the charity’s Step Out for Stroke walk in Canoe Lake, on Saturday 9 June 2018.

Survivors take a Step Out for Stroke in Bedford

Survivors take a Step Out for Stroke in Bedford

Press Releases   •   Jun 12, 2018 14:41 BST

Over 38 stroke survivors and Bedford residents raised over £1,325 for the Stroke Association, by taking part in the charity’s Step Out for Stroke walk in Bedford Park, on Saturday 9 June 2018.

Survivors take a Step Out for Stroke in Chatham

Survivors take a Step Out for Stroke in Chatham

Press Releases   •   Jun 12, 2018 08:30 BST

Over 85 stroke survivors and Chatham residents raised over £3,500 for the Stroke Association, by taking part in the charity’s Step Out for Stroke walk in Capstone Park on Saturday 9 June 2018.

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Y Gymdeithas Strôc yn croesawu cynllun hir dymor newydd ar gyfer iechyd a gofal cymdeithasol yng Nghymru

Y Gymdeithas Strôc yn croesawu cynllun hir dymor newydd ar gyfer iechyd a gofal cymdeithasol yng Nghymru

News   •   Jun 21, 2018 14:22 BST

Mae’r Gymdeithas Strôc wedi croesawu lansiad cynllun hir dymor newydd ar gyfer iechyd a gofal cymdeithasol a chafodd ei gyhoeddi gan Lywodraeth Cymru.

Stroke Association welcomes new long term plan for health and social care in Wales

Stroke Association welcomes new long term plan for health and social care in Wales

News   •   Jun 21, 2018 14:13 BST

The Stroke Association has welcomed the release of a new long-term plan for health and social care in Wales released by the Welsh Government.

Stroke Association congratulates Prof Averil Mansfield for her Lifetime Achievement Award

Stroke Association congratulates Prof Averil Mansfield for her Lifetime Achievement Award

News   •   May 22, 2018 17:06 BST

Stroke Association congratulates Prof Averil Mansfield for her Lifetime Achievement Award

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Taking it bit by bit - Graham Smith

Taking it bit by bit - Graham Smith

Blog posts   •   Feb 12, 2018 15:39 GMT

In the second part of his blog series, Graham talks us through a great way of reaching your goals.

'I felt like I’d lost my life after my stroke' - why I’m supporting the Stroke Association in their fight to save local support services in East Sussex

'I felt like I’d lost my life after my stroke' - why I’m supporting the Stroke Association in their fight to save local support services in East Sussex

Blog posts   •   Feb 02, 2018 14:44 GMT

My name is Katie Simpson. I'm 30 years old, and a mother of two beautiful girls. I had a stroke in 2013 at the age of 25 years old. I had my stroke whilst I was 16 weeks pregnant, which led to clots in the baby's placenta, causing the pregnancy to end.

Events 2 hits

World Stroke Day 2016

Events   •   Jun 10, 2016 10:07 BST

Saturday 29 October marks World Stroke Day

Oct 29 10:05 BST

Worldwide

Know Your Blood Pressure Day

Know Your Blood Pressure Day

Events   •   Apr 01, 2015 11:00 BST

Do you know your blood pressure? High blood pressure is the biggest risk factor for stroke that we can control, yet it has no symptoms and can affect people of all ages and lifestyles.

Apr 18 - Apr 19

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Wendy Johnson and friends | Wendy Johnson a ffrindiau

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Claire and Gary Edwards-Matthews from Morriston and Wendy and David Johnson from Llansamlet will be tackling the 26 mile Virgin Money Lon...

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Glasgow Res Run

Glasgow Res Run

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'not just a funny turn' event at The Scottish Parliament

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Poppy shows support of 'Together We Can Conquer Stroke' at Resolution Run in Glasgow

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Public Health England Act FAST 2014

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Recognising the signs of stroke or TIA and calling 999 for an ambulance is crucial. Know the warning signs.

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Celebrity video - 'Not just a funny turn'

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Some of the UK's best loved comedians and stars of stage and screen told their favourite joke in the Stroke Association's 'Not just a fun...

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Mini-stroke and stroke survivor: Dave

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Dave was juggling a family and a demanding job. He had no idea what a mini-stroke was when he woke up and his arm was numb.

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State of the nation 2017

State of the nation 2017

Documents   •   Jul 03, 2017 15:06 BST

State of the Nation is a definitive, up-to-date, evidence-based and easy-to-understand set of statistics relating to stroke. It includes statistics on: incidence mortality prevalence risk factors stroke treatment and care the impact on the lives of stroke survivors.

Stroke priorities for the next Welsh government
Take a Moment Blood Pressure Information Pack

Take a Moment Blood Pressure Information Pack

Documents   •   Feb 01, 2016 10:00 GMT

High blood pressure is the biggest controllable risk factor for stroke. Our Blood Pressure Information Pack tells you where you can get your blood pressure tested to help reduce your risk of stroke. Click on the link at the bottom of the page to download your copy now.

Scottish Elections Briefing

Scottish Elections Briefing

Documents   •   Feb 01, 2016 10:00 GMT

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